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A new classic of Mexican soccer is here. After more than half of the Apertura 2021 tournament completed, the Águilas del América and the


A new classic of Mexican soccer is here. After more than half of the Apertura 2021 tournament completed, the Águilas del América and the Pumas de la UNAM will be measured on the Azteca Stadium field within one of the most interesting, vibrant and passionate duels not only in the center of the country, but throughout the Mexican Republic.

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Although it is true that a few weeks ago the azulcrema team lost undefeated and stopped having the level it showed at the beginning, it is impossible not place it as the favorite to take the commitment not only for the last results between both teams, but for the present that the two live in the general table fighting over completely alien situations.

That said, Santiago Solari will seek to add a victory in one of the most important duels of the tournament and, for this, he will place Ochoa in the goal already Sánchez, Cáceres, Aguilera and Reyes in defense. America would rely on the midfield in Aquino, Sánchez and Córdova, while the attackers would be Álvaro Fidalgo, Mauro Lainez and the Mexican Henry Martín.

On the other side of the coin appears Lillini, who will try to obtain a touch of credibility by placing Talavera in the goal and Rogerio, Freire, Palermo and Rodríguez in the defensive section. For the middle zone, the Pumas would place Meritao, Álvarez, López and Alan Mozo, so the two offensive elements would be Juan Ignacio Dinenno and Washington Corozo.

America and Pumas They will relive one of the most extreme rivalries in terms of sportsmanship on the field that has seen both institutions triumph on countless occasions. The compromise between those from Coapa and those from Pedregal is scheduled to begin at 17:00 hours.

America lineup: Ochoa; Sánchez, Aguilera, Cáceres and Reyes; Aquino, Sánchez and Córdova; Fidalgo, Lainez and Martín.

Pumas Lineup: Talavera; Rodríguez, Freire, Palermo and Rogerio; Meritao, Álvarez, López and Mozo; Corozo and Dinenno.